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Daventry schoolgirl braves charity chop for children with cancer

Daventry schoolgirl Scarlett Powell is having 11 inches of her beautiful hair cut off to help others.

The twins prepare for their mercy missions.

Daventry twins offer twice the help on mercy missions

Daventry twins Claudia and Zoe Gibbons have left the UK to serve as missionaries for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

New mural unveiled as part of first birthday celebrations at Daventry campus

New mural unveiled as part of first birthday celebrations at Daventry campus

A commemorative mural is set to be unveiled at Northampton College’s Daventry campus on Tuesday.

Corby police officer sacked for drink-driving

Corby police officer sacked for drink-driving

A Corby police officer has been sacked for drink-driving.

The Women's Tour 2017 Kettering NNL-170706-164025009

Women’s Tour cycle race brought £1.75m to Northamptonshire’s economy

The Women’s Tour cycle race attracted 80,000 spectators and brought £1.75m to the county’s economy.

The A5 in has been closed in Stowe after the discovery of a dormant "explosive device".

BREAKING NEWS: Unexploded World War Two BOMB shuts major Northamptonshire road

A major road through Northamptonshire has been closed after an explosive device believed to be from World War Two was discovered.
Northamptonshire County Council leader, Councillor Heather Smith, says there is no chance of the county becoming a unitary authority.

SPECIAL REPORT: Think tank claims Northamptonshire should scrap district councils to resolve its money woes

Northamptonshire’s district councils - responsible for things like planning applications and bin collections - should be abolished or merged with the County Council, a new report by an influential think tank has found.

The Hopping Hare, as winners of the Booker Food Pub of the Year, collecting their trophy from William Sitwell, Sophie Grigson and Craig Wilkinson (far right) from category sponsor Booker.

Northamptonshire's best food and drink spots crowned at annual ceremony

The winners in the Carlsberg UK Northamptonshire Food and Drink Awards 2017/18 are celebrating being named the best of the county’s best.
Ciaran Cranfield

Daventry man says mother's death was avoidable had hospital staff listened to him

A Daventry man believes the death of his mother from a urinary tract infection (UTI) could have been prevented if Northampton General Hospital staff had listened to his warnings about her condition.
Heathrow Airport

Daventry District Council welcomes progress on DIRFT bid for Heathrow logistics hub

Daventry District Council has welcomed news that DIRFT is among the sites in the running to become one of Heathrow Airport’s new logistics hubs to support its new runway construction.


Here’s how to be part of Great British Bake Off 2018 - apply now

Applications are now open for the 2018 series of The Great British Bake Off.

Daventry District Council

Daventry groups planning festive events urged to apply for council grant

Community groups planning fundraising events over the Christmas and New Year period are urged to get in touch with Daventry District Council for a grant.

David Turner and Joel Henry

Daventry man faces sentencing in January after aggressively selling to elderly woman with dementia

A Daventry man is among six people from a Peterborough firm to be sentenced next January after the business carried out aggressive selling to vulnerable elderly customers.
Northamptonshire Community Foundation Award winners.

Groups from across Northamptonshire honoured at this year’s Community Foundation Awards

Winners have been announced at the Northamptonshire Community Foundation’s Annual Awards evening, which was hosted, for the first time, at the Royal & Derngate.
Northamptonshire Rape Crisis has launched a campaign to help victims of sexual predators.

Northamptonshire Rape Crisis appeal to help victims of sexual abuse in Northampton following Hollywood scandal

Northamptonshire Rape Crisis is calling on those shocked by allegations in Hollywood to spend the price of a cinema ticket to support their #MeTooNorthamptonshire campaign, which in turn, will help victims of sexual predators.

Councillors at One Angel Square say an additional 10 million of central Government funding for schools will not be enough to sustain them.

Extra £10m of schools funding in Northamptonshire will barely cover rising costs - councillors fear

A trickle of extra funding from central Government will not be enough to support Northamptonshire's expanding schools - parties on both sides of the chamber feared at the county council's cabinet meeting.

Donations can be made up to and including Friday, December 15.

Campaign for donations to people living in refuges across Daventry District launched

Warm-hearted Daventry District residents can offer some cheer to people in need this Christmas by donating items to a festive parcel scheme.

The David Ross Education Trust, founded by Carphone Warehouse entrepreneur David Ross - has been subject to a focussed Ofsted inspection.

Trust in charge of 14 Northamptonshire schools needs to do more to help pupils achieve says watchdog

The trust in charge of Northampton's Malcolm Arnold Academy has been told it needs to improve pupil progress months after several of its leaders resigned.
A small selection of items from the collection.

Northamptonshire auction of rare and original Star Wars toys could fetch £20,000

A man from Brackley has handed over his 1970s Star Wars toy collection for auction where it is expected to fetch between £10,000 and £20,000.
La La Land

Northants community cinema scheme needs your help

A community cinema scheme which brings classic and modern films to rural venues needs your help to keep it running.

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